Beyond Blue
February 2008 Archives

Because both Eric’s and my parents are divorced, we have had to find other role models in our lives to show us what a good marriage looks like. I have been lucky to know several happy couples in my life. …Read More

Below is Mike and Vickie’s love story–the details about how they met (when, ahem, Mike was a priest). It’s a beautiful and refreshing tale, and my favorite chapter of our book on marriage. Please don’t judge him too harshly for …Read More

A loving heart has a cataract and cannot see. -Louise Colet

Dear God, In today’s reading, Paul describes hope to the Romans (5:1-2, 5-8). He says: Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. …Read More

For his birthday on Tuesday, I handed Beyond Blue reader Larry Parker all rights to take over the Self Esteem Forum that we have done during the months of January and February. He did a super job with the last …Read More

I sure can count on my readers to give me laughs. This one comes courtesy of Beyond Blue reader, Nancy. Enjoy! Click here to watch “Baby Boomers.”

Love is not merely blind but mentally afflicted. -Alice Thomas Ellis

Last August, when I was going through a rough spot, I identified that place (between health and recovery) as the “Waiting Place” (from Dr. Seuss, of course). And I listed what kinds of activities are encouraged in that area. Here …Read More

Falling in love is a condition, keeping in love is an art. -Mary Garden

If you haven’t already, you need to check out the discussion thread at Group Beyond Blue started by Beyond Blue member “Luthitarian” called “If I Hadn’t Been Born.” His introductory post is below: he lists four things that would be …Read More